Vaccination Policies

MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS

All students must submit proof of a clear TB (tuberculin) test or chest X-ray, given and read less than 1-year prior to the start of the school semester. TB tests or chest X-rays are required by law by the State of Hawai’i. TB tests are only accepted if done within the continental United States, Alaska, Hawai’i, or the U.S. Trust Territories. Students under the Marianist Exchange program are exempt from this requirement.

Proof of immunity to MMR is required for students born after 1957. This can be one of the following:

  1. Two doses of measles-containing vaccine, with at least one of the two being MMR vaccine; or
  2. Laboratory results of a positive blood test (titer), certified by a doctor proving immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella.

Failure to submit the required proof of Immunity will result in a Dean’s hold on a student’s pre-registration for the following term/semester.

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

International students must submit proof of a clear TB (tuberculin) test or chest x-ray, given and read less than one year prior to the start of the school semester. TB tests or chest x-rays are required by law by the State of Hawai’i. TB tests are only accepted if done within the continental United States, Alaska, Hawai’i, or the U.S. Trust Territories. International students must submit a chest x-ray. The x-ray may be taken in their country of citizenship.

  1. Proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps & Rubella is required for students born after 1957. This can be one of the following:
  2. Two doses of measles-containing vaccine, with at least one of the two being MMR vaccine; or
    Laboratory results of a positive blood test (titer), certified by a doctor proving immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella.

Failure to submit the required proof of Immunity will result in a Dean’s hold on a student’s pre-registration for the following term/semester. For questions regarding health insurance and requirements, call 808-735-4724.

This policy is listed in the Student handbook, annual mailings are sent to new and returning students via mail and electronic media. Compliance is monitored by a staff member every semester.